Careers at Torys

Current Opportunities

Torys LLP is a highly respected international business law firm with offices in Toronto, New York, Calgary, Montréal and Halifax. At Torys, diversity is a core strength. Our commitment to diversity informs our recruitment, retention, development and advancement practices with respect to all of our members. We thrive on the multifaceted and unique perspectives and talents of our people believing that diverse viewpoints, backgrounds and experiences enrich our professional lives, strengthen the quality of our work and improve our ability to respond to the full spectrum of our clients’ needs.

Our lawyers work together to offer seamless cross-border services to our clients all over the world. Dedication to professional excellence and outstanding client service is Torys’ hallmark. Of equal importance is our commitment to maintaining a collegial working environment – one that brings together individuals with diverse backgrounds, personalities and styles in an atmosphere of friendship and team spirit. As a Torys employee, you will enjoy both an exciting, fast-paced work environment and a supportive, collegial and team-based culture. At Torys, we take pride in our ability to attract and retain individuals who excel in their respective fields. We do this by providing stimulating work and learning and development opportunities, as well as a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Adjoint(e) Juridique - Droit Des Affaires (Montréal)

VUE D’ENSEMBLE DU POSTE

Nous sommes actuellement à la recherche d’un(e) adjoint(e) juridique bilingue pour notre équipe de Montréal.

RESPONSABILITÉS PRINCIPALES

Soutien des avocats et des clients

  • Préparer la correspondance destinée aux clients conformément aux exigences établies par l’avocat(e) concerné(e) ou le groupe de pratique, selon les besoins.
  • Sous la supervision d’un professionnel du droit, préparer les premières ébauches de documents d’utilisation courante, en se fondant sur les précédents, les révisions, les comparaisons, le suivi des modifications et les informations des bases de données.
  • Mettre à jour les noms et coordonnées des personnes-ressources dans Interaction et dans toute autre base de données sur les clients.
  • Coordonner les réunions avec les clients, réserver des salles de conférence et prendre les dispositions nécessaires pour le service de traiteur ou l’équipement audiovisuel.
  • Mettre à jour les calendriers des avocats en y indiquant les réunions, les rendez-vous, les dates d’échéance et les activités relatives aux clients (c.-à-d. établir et mettre à jour un système de rappels pour s’assurer que les avocats communiquent régulièrement avec les clients).
  • Traiter et examiner toutes les communications reçues par courrier, courriel et télécopieur, et organiser les services spécialisés de courrier, de livraison et de messagerie, au besoin.
  • Recevoir, traiter, filtrer et (ou) diriger les appels entrants selon les directives des avocats; répondre aux demandes de renseignements et aux demandes courantes des clients; prendre les messages au besoin.
  • Répondre rapidement aux demandes et travailler en collaboration avec d’autres services et membres du cabinet.
  • Fournir un soutien complémentaire lorsque les autres assistants juridiques sont absents, ont besoin d’assistance et (ou) gèrent des échéances multiples ou serrées.
  • Coordonner les activités avec les autres services et le personnel, au besoin (p. ex., gestion des installations, marketing, etc.).
  • Assurer la liaison et travailler en étroite collaboration avec les spécialistes des documents juridiques et les adjoints de soutien, le cas échéant, pour veiller à l’exécution des tâches en temps opportun.
  • Participer aux initiatives et aux projets attribués.
  • Agir à titre de personne-ressource pour toutes les questions relatives à :
    • la coordination des préparatifs de voyage, la préparation des itinéraires et les comptes de frais;
    • les demandes de renouvellement auprès du Barreau du Québec et le suivi des crédits de formation professionnelle continue (FPC).

Fonctions liées aux aspects financiers

  • Collaborer avec les avocats pour veiller à la facturation des heures de travail dans les délais prescrits et faire les suivis requis.
  • Faire le suivi et l’analyse des travaux en cours pour veiller à la facturation en temps opportun.
  • Préparer des demandes de chèques pour le paiement de factures de tiers et des frais de dépôt.

Gestion des documents

  • Préparer les lettres-mandats et collaborer avec l’équipe de gestion des conflits et des dossiers pour coordonner l’ouverture et la création de nouveaux dossiers, la recherche de conflits et les demandes de vérification.
  • Tenir à jour et organiser les dossiers pour veiller à ce que les avocats y aient accès facilement; classer et numériser toute la correspondance et les documents électroniques dans le système de gestion des documents du cabinet. Travailler avec les adjoints de soutien, au besoin, pour le classement et l’archivage des dossiers des clients conformément aux lignes directrices du cabinet.

QUALIFICATIONS ET EXPÉRIENCE

  • Diplôme d’assistant(e) juridique ou d’études postsecondaires en administration de bureau (obligatoire).
  • Au moins quatre ans d’expérience pertinente, de préférence au sein d’un cabinet de services juridiques professionnels.
  • Connaissance approfondie de la terminologie, des documents et des procédures du droit des affaires.
  • Maîtrise des logiciels Microsoft Office : Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint et Word.
  • Attitude axée sur le service à la clientèle et capacité de gérer les besoins de plusieurs clients en même temps.
  • Bon entregent et excellentes aptitudes pour la communication (verbale et écrite) en français et en anglais.
  • Soin exceptionnel apporté aux détails; efficacité et grand sens de l’organisation. Attitude proactive et esprit d’initiative.
  • Capacité de travailler efficacement, de façon autonome et en collaboration, dans un contexte d’équipe.
  • Capacité de travailler sous pression.
  • Souplesse : aptitude à travailler des heures supplémentaires à l’occasion.

POUR POSTULER :

Veuillez transmettre votre curriculum vitæ et une lettre de présentation au service de la gestion du recrutement du cabinet (firmadminrecruiting@torys.com), en indiquant vos attentes salariales.

Nous remercions toutes les candidates et tous les candidats de leur intérêt à l’égard de Torys LLP. Cependant, nous ne communiquerons qu’avec les personnes convoquées à une entrevue.

Chez Torys, nous prônons la diversité tout au long du recrutement, de la fidélisation et de l’avancement professionnel des membres de notre personnel. Nous croyons que la diversité des antécédents, des expériences et des points de vue au sein du cabinet améliore la qualité de notre travail et enrichit nos vies. Nous favorisons un milieu de travail inclusif et accessible, et nous nous engageons à offrir notre soutien aux candidats et aux membres du cabinet en situation de handicap. Si vous nécessitez des mesures d’aménagement à toute étape du processus de recrutement, veuillez contacter Jenny Tavares, gestionnaire principale, Ressources humaines.

Legal Assistant - Corporate (Montréal)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a bilingual legal assistant to join our Montréal team.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Principal/Client Support

  • Prepare client correspondence in accordance with the requirements set by the principal/practice group, as required.
  • Under legal professional supervision, prepare initial drafts of routine documents based on precedents, revisions, comparisons, track changes and database entry.
  • Update contact names and addresses in Interaction and any other client databases.
  • Coordinate client meetings, schedule boardrooms and arrange for catering or audio-visual equipment.
  • Update calendars for assigned principals, which includes meetings, appointments, due dates and client-related activities (i.e., set up/maintain tickler system to ensure principals engage with clients on a regular basis).
  • Handle and review all incoming mail, email, fax communications; and arrange for specialized mail/courier/messenger services as required.
  • Receive, handle, screen and/or direct incoming calls as directed by principals; respond to routine inquiries and requests from clients; and take messages as required.
  • Respond promptly to requests, and work collaboratively with other departments and members of the Firm.
  • Provide backup support when other Legal Assistants are absent, are at capacity and/or managing multiple/difficult deadlines.
  • Coordinate activities with other departments and staff as required (e.g., Facilities, Marketing, etc.).
  • Liaise and work closely with Legal Document Specialists and Support Assistants, as appropriate, to ensure tasks are completed within a timely manner.
  • Participate in projects and initiatives as assigned.
  • Act as key contact for all matters relating to:
    • coordinating travel arrangements, preparing itineraries and travel expense reports;
    • completing Quebec Bar renewal applications, and tracking CPD credits.

Financial Functions

  • Partner with principals to ensure docket time is entered by set deadlines and follow up with principals as required.
  • Monitor and review outstanding WIP (Work In Progress) to ensure timely billing.
  • Prepare cheque requisitions as required to initiate payment of third party invoices and filing fees

File Management

  • Prepare engagement letters and work with the Conflicts and Records team to coordinate new file openings, matter intake, conflict search and audit requests.
  • Maintain and organize files to ensure they are easily retrievable by principals, file/scan all paper or electronic correspondence/records into the firms document management system. Work with Support Assistants as required to store client files as appropriate within firm guidelines.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • Legal Assistant diploma or post-secondary degree/diploma in Office Administration is required.
  • Minimum 4 years’ previous related experience, preferably within a legal professional services firm.
  • Must have strong knowledge of business legal terms, documents and procedures.
  • Proficient in MS Office which includes a strong working knowledge of Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  • Strong client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written with bilingual proficiency) and interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, efficient and organized.  Proactive and takes initiative.
  • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Flexibility to occasionally work overtime.

APPLICATIONS

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting (firmadminrecruiting@torys.com).

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jenny Tavares, Senior Manager, Human Resources.

Sociétaire, droit des sociétés, intermédiaire ou sénior (Montréal)

DESCRIPTION DU POSTE

Pour notre bureau de Montréal en pleine croissance, nous cherchons un avocat en droit des sociétés, de niveau intermédiaire ou sénior, dont la pratique sera axée sur les fusions et acquisitions, le capital d’investissement privé et le financement bancaire. Dans la cadre de ses fonctions, le candidat retenu travaillera étroitement avec les avocats en droit des sociétés à Montréal et dans nos autres bureaux afin de réaliser des mandats dynamiques et stimulants pour la clientèle diversifiée de Torys. Le candidat retenu démontrera une attitude positive, une affinité exceptionnelle pour le service à la clientèle et un sens aigu de l’éthique professionnelle. Il devra posséder d’excellentes références.

PROFIL RECHERCHÉ

Expérience et compétences du candidat idéal :

  • Expérience professionnelle – au moins de 3 à 6 années de pratique dans un cabinet juridique canadien d’envergure ou il aura été notamment exposé aux types de mandats  suivants :
    • transactions générales en droit des sociétés / commerciales;
    • transactions diverses touchant le capital d’investissement privé et le capital de risque, opérations de fusions et acquisitions de sociétés publiques et privées, la mise en place de fonds de capital-investissement, le financement bancaire, ainsi que les placements de titres de sociétés ouvertes et fermées;
    • dossiers touchant une clientèle diversifiée issue de multiples secteurs d’activité, notamment des sociétés canadiennes et internationales, des gestionnaires de fonds privés et (ou) des investisseurs institutionnels, des institutions financières, des entités gouvernementales, des sociétés publiques, des entreprises émergentes, etc.
  • Membre en règle du Barreau du Québec (l’inscription au Barreau d’une province de common law est un atout, sans constituer une exigence);
  • Excellentes aptitudes de communication orale et écrite, en français et en anglais;
  • Solides compétences analytiques, techniques, juridiques et en rédaction;
  • Compétences organisationnelles exceptionnelles et souci du détail;
  • Grand sens du professionnalisme, fortes aptitudes pour les relations interpersonnelles et volonté de collaborer avec les collègues et le personnel des clients;
  • Capacité de travailler tant de manière indépendante qu’en équipe pour établir la priorité des tâches et pour respecter les échéances dans un milieu en évolution rapide;
  • Personnalité s’adaptant aisément à l’ambiguïté et au changement, notamment aux priorités changeantes et aux calendriers évolutifs;
  • Aptitude à travailler selon un horaire souple pour répondre aux besoins de la clientèle;
  • Excellent jugement.

POSER VOTRE CANDIDATURE

Nous invitons les candidates et les candidats intéressés à transmettre leur candidature en toute confidentialité à Georgia Brown, chef du recrutement des professionnels juridiques et de la diversité, par courriel : gbrown@torys.com.

Cliquez ici pour présenter votre candidature en ligne.

Nous favorisons un milieu de travail inclusif et accessible, et nous nous engageons à offrir notre soutien aux candidats et aux membres du cabinet en situation de handicap. Si vous nécessitez des mesures d’aménagement à toute étape du processus de recrutement, veuillez contacter Georgia Brown.

Mid-Level to Senior Corporate Lawyer (Montréal)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are seeking a mid-level to senior corporate lawyer to join our growing Montréal office with a focus on M&A, private equity and debt financing. Working closely with corporate lawyers in Montréal and across our other offices, this role will offer the successful candidate an opportunity to engage in challenging and dynamic work for Torys’ diverse client base. The successful candidate will bring with them a positive attitude, an exceptional service ethos and a demonstrated work ethic. Excellent credentials are essential.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have:

  • at least 3 – 6 years of practice experience at a top Canadian law firm, with exposure to some or all of the following:
    • experience working with general corporate/commercial transactions;
    • experience working on a variety of transactions including debt and private equity deals, public and private M&A matters, fund formation and public and private securities offerings; and
    • experience working with a broad client base spanning multiple industry sectors that includes domestic and international corporations, private equity sponsors and/or institutional investors, financial institutions, government entities, public companies, emerging companies, etc.;
  • membership in good standing of the Québec bar (membership of the bar of another Canadian common law province is an asset, but not a requirement);
  • strong written and oral French and English;
  • strong technical, legal, analytical and drafting skills;
  • exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • a high degree of professionalism, strong interpersonal skills and a willingness to collaborate with colleagues and client personnel;
  • the ability to work both independently and as a part of a team to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines while working in a fast-paced environment;
  • the ability to deal easily with ambiguity and change, including changing priorities and timelines;
  • the ability to work flexible hours when required to meet client demands; and
  • excellent judgment.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should forward their application in confidence to Georgia Brown, Head of Legal Recruiting and Diversity, at gbrown@torys.com.

Click here to apply online to this opportunity.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Georgia Brown.

Sociétaire, droit des sociétés, junior ou intermédiaire (Montréal)

DESCRIPTION DU POSTE

Nous cherchons un avocat en droit des sociétés, de niveau junior ou intermédiaire, pour notre bureau de Montréal en pleine croissance. Dans la cadre de ses fonctions, le candidat retenu travaillera étroitement avec les avocats en droit des sociétés à Montréal et dans nos autres bureaux afin de réaliser des mandats dynamiques et stimulants pour la clientèle diversifiée de Torys. Le candidat retenu démontrera une attitude positive, une affinité exceptionnelle pour le service à la clientèle et un sens aigu de l’éthique professionnelle. Il devra posséder d’excellentes références.

PROFIL RECHERCHÉ

Expérience et compétences du candidat idéal :

  • Expérience professionnelle – au moins de 2 à 4 années de pratique dans un cabinet juridique canadien d’envergure ou il aura été notamment exposé aux types de mandats  suivants :
    • transactions générales en droit des sociétés / commerciales;
    • transactions diverses touchant le capital d’investissement privé et le capital de risque, opérations de fusions et acquisitions de sociétés publiques et privées, la mise en place de fonds de capital-investissement, le financement bancaire, ainsi que les placements de titres de sociétés ouvertes et fermées;
    • dossiers touchant une clientèle diversifiée issue de multiples secteurs d’activité, notamment des sociétés canadiennes et internationales, des gestionnaires de fonds privés et (ou) des investisseurs institutionnels, des institutions financières, des entités gouvernementales, des sociétés publiques, des entreprises émergentes, etc.
  • Membre en règle du Barreau du Québec (l’inscription au Barreau d’une province de common law est un atout, sans constituer une exigence);
  • Excellentes aptitudes de communication orale et écrite, en français et en anglais;
  • Solides compétences analytiques, techniques, juridiques et en rédaction;
  • Compétences organisationnelles exceptionnelles et souci du détail;
  • Grand sens du professionnalisme, fortes aptitudes pour les relations interpersonnelles et volonté de collaborer avec les collègues et le personnel des clients;
  • Capacité de travailler tant de manière indépendante qu’en équipe pour établir la priorité des tâches et pour respecter les échéances dans un milieu en évolution rapide;
  • Personnalité s’adaptant aisément à l’ambiguïté et au changement, notamment aux priorités changeantes et aux calendriers évolutifs;
  • Aptitude à travailler selon un horaire souple pour répondre aux besoins de la clientèle;
  • Excellent jugement.

POSER VOTRE CANDIDATURE

Nous invitons les candidates et les candidats intéressés à transmettre leur candidature en toute confidentialité à Georgia Brown, chef du recrutement des professionnels juridiques et de la diversité, par courriel : gbrown@torys.com.

Cliquez ici pour présenter votre candidature en ligne.

Nous favorisons un milieu de travail inclusif et accessible, et nous nous engageons à offrir notre soutien aux candidats et aux membres du cabinet en situation de handicap. Si vous nécessitez des mesures d’aménagement à toute étape du processus de recrutement, veuillez contacter Georgia Brown.

Junior to Mid-Level Corporate Lawyer (Montréal)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are seeking a junior to mid-level corporate lawyer to join our growing Montréal office. Working closely with corporate lawyers in Montréal and across our other offices, this role will offer the successful candidate an opportunity to engage in challenging and dynamic work for Torys’ diverse client base. The successful candidate will bring with them a positive attitude, an exceptional service ethos and a demonstrated work ethic. Excellent credentials are essential.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have:

  • at least 2 – 4 years of practice experience at a top Canadian law firm, with exposure to some or all of the following:
    • experience working with general corporate/commercial transactions;
    • experience working on a variety of transactions including debt and private equity deals, public and private M&A matters, fund formation and public and private securities offerings; and
    • experience working with a broad client base spanning multiple industry sectors that includes domestic and international corporations, private equity sponsors and/or institutional investors, financial institutions, government entities, public companies, emerging companies, etc.;
  • membership in good standing of the Québec bar (membership of the bar of another Canadian common law province is an asset, but not a requirement);
  • strong written and oral French and English;
  • strong technical, legal, analytical and drafting skills;
  • exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • a high degree of professionalism, strong interpersonal skills and a willingness to collaborate with colleagues and client personnel;
  • the ability to work both independently and as a part of a team to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines while working in a fast-paced environment;
  • the ability to deal easily with ambiguity and change, including changing priorities and timelines;
  • the ability to work flexible hours when required to meet client demands; and
  • excellent judgment.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should forward their application in confidence to Georgia Brown, Head of Legal Recruiting and Diversity, at gbrown@torys.com.

Click here to apply online to this opportunity.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Georgia Brown.

Sociétaire en droit commercial (Montréal)

DÉTAILS DU POSTE

Torys est à la recherche d’un sociétaire en droit commercial pour se joindre à notre bureau de Montréal, où il travaillera en étroite collaboration avec les avocats des autres bureaux spécialisés en droit commercial, incluant le groupe œuvrant dans le domaine des institutions financières. Le candidat retenu profitera d’opportunités de travail stimulant dans le domaine du droit de la protection du consommateur et dans le cadre de tout autre dossier en droit commercial. Le candidat idéal fera preuve d’un sens aigu du service à la clientèle, de fortes aptitudes organisationnelles et de gestion du temps, de même qu’un haut niveau de souci du détail. Torys demeure ouvert aux demandes de modalités de travail flexibles.

COMPÉTENCES, APTITUDES ET EXPÉRIENCE

Le candidat idéal aura les attributs suivants:

  • un minimum de 2 à 5 ans d’expérience en droit commercial au sein d’un grand cabinet d’avocats,
  • membre en règle du Barreau du Québec,
  • membre en règle du Barreau de l’Ontario ou de toute autre province canadienne de common law,
  • fortes habiletés de communication en français et en anglais, tant à l’oral qu’à l’écrit,
  • fortes habiletés techniques, juridiques, analytiques et de rédaction,
  • aptitudes organisationnelles et souci du détail de niveau supérieur,
  • un haut niveau de professionnalisme, de fortes habiletés interpersonnelles et la volonté de collaborer avec ses collègues et ses clients,
  • la capacité de travailler de manière autonome et au sein d’une équipe afin de prioriser les tâches et respecter les échéances, tout en travaillant dans un milieu dynamique,
  • la capacité de s’adapter avec aisance aux situations pourvues d’ambiguïtés et de changements, incluant les priorités et les échéanciers changeants,
  • La capacité de travailler des heures flexibles si nécessaire afin de combler les besoins des clients.

DEMANDES D’EMPLOI

Les candidats intéressés doivent soumettre leur CV à Kimberly Sheldrake-Head au ksheldrake@torys.com.

Cliquez ici pour télécharger en PDF.

Chez Torys, nous sommes déterminés à favoriser la diversité dans le cadre du recrutement, de la rétention et de l’avancement de nos professionnels. Nous croyons que la diversité, que ce soit en ce qui a trait à la culture, au milieu, aux expériences ou aux perspectives, joue un rôle primordial dans l’amélioration de la qualité de notre travail et de nos vies. Nous nous engageons à promouvoir et à créer un environnement de travail inclusif et accessible à tous. Les candidats atteints d’une incapacité ou d’un handicap auront accès à tous les accommodements nécessaires. Si vous souhaitez bénéficier de mesures d’accommodement lors du processus de recrutement, veuillez communiquer avec Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Gestionnaire sénior, Ressources professionnelles.

Le genre masculin est utilisé dans ce document sans aucune discrimination et dans le seul but d’alléger le texte.

Commercial Lawyer (Montréal)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are seeking a commercial lawyer to join our Montreal office. Working closely with the commercial lawyers in our other offices, including our Financial Institutions group, this role offers the successful candidate an opportunity to engage in challenging, important work in consumer protection and other commercial matters. The ideal candidate will have a strong service orientation, excellent time management and organizational skills and superior attention to detail. We would be open to flexible work arrangements.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have:

  • at least two to five years of commercial experience at a top law firm;
  • membership in good standing of the Quebec bar;
  • membership in good standing in Ontario or in another Canadian common law province;
  • strong written and oral French and English;
  • strong technical, legal, analytical and drafting skills;
  • exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • a high degree of professionalism, strong interpersonal skills and a willingness to collaborate with colleagues and client personnel;
  • the ability to work independently and as a part of a team to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines while working in a fast paced environment;
  • the ability to deal easily with ambiguity and change, including changing priorities and timelines; and
  • the ability to work flexible hours when required to meet client demands.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head at ksheldrake@torys.com.

Click here to apply online to this opportunity.

Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

At Torys, we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.

Tax Associate (New York)

POSITION OVERVIEW

Torys is currently seeking a Tax associate with relevant experience ranging from 2 to 8 years to join our dynamic U.S. tax group in our New York office.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

An ideal candidate will have:

  • at least two years of experience in a U.S. law firm tax practice;
  • experience advising non-U.S. institutional investors on tax issues (including structuring) in private fund formation and portfolio investments across a variety of investment strategies, including buyout, credit and real estate, and familiarity with investments in REITs;
  • experience in U.S. and cross-border transactions including public and private mergers and acquisitions as well as debt and equity securities offerings;
  • drafted and negotiated tax provisions of limited partnership and limited liability company agreements for private funds and financing documents, including credit agreements and bond offering documents, on behalf of borrowers and issuers;
  • excellent legal research and writing skills;
  • excellent interpersonal and drafting skills and a willingness to collaborate;
  • a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
  • a demonstrable curiosity and interest in tax law;
  • the ability to juggle and take primary responsibility for multiple files; and
  • the ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment.

The candidate must be a member in good standing of the New York bar.

You must be a member in good standing of the New York bar.

APPLICATIONS

To apply for this opportunity, please submit your résumé, list of representative transactions and transcripts online here or by email to legalrecruiting@torys.com. Applications should be addressed to Dana Schuessler, Associate Director of Professional Resources & Administration.

Banking and Debt Finance Associate (New York)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are looking to add a mid-level Banking and Debt Finance associate with approximately 2 to 4 years of relevant experience to join our dynamic U.S. corporate group in New York. Working closely with the firm’s mergers and acquisitions and private equity groups on acquisition financings, providing you an opportunity to work on a wide range of debt financing transactions across both the U.S. and Canadian markets, and internationally. We work on domestic and international transactions without over-staffing our deal teams so you can expect significant responsibility on bet-the-farm transactions, as well as direct client contact and relationship building opportunities.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have:

  • meaningful experience representing lenders, borrowers, private equity sponsors and/or other institutional investors in connection with credit facilities and other debt financings;
  • excellent interpersonal and drafting skills and a willingness to collaborate;
  • a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
  • the ability to juggle and take primary responsibility for multiple files;
  • the ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment; and
  • good judgment.

Experience with any of the following is helpful but not required: asset based loans; project or infrastructure finance; cross-border or international transactions; high yield bonds; intercreditor arrangements.

The candidate must be a member in good standing of the New York bar.

APPLICATIONS

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your résumé, deal sheet and transcripts online here. Applications should be addressed to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.

Private Equity/M&A Associate (New York)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are seeking a mid-level private equity/M&A associate to join our dynamic and busy corporate group in New York. For more information on our Private Equity practice, please click here.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

An ideal candidate will have:

  • significant private equity/M&A deal experience, including: advising private equity/institutional clients and their portfolio companies on buyout transactions, PIPE transactions, co-investment, joint venture and co-sponsor transactions and add-on acquisitions;
  • the ability to run transactions with limited supervision;
  • excellent interpersonal skills and a willingness to collaborate;
  • a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
  • approximately 4-5 years of relevant NY‐law transactional experience in a law firm setting;
  • the ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment; and
  • good judgment.

You must be a member in good standing of the New York bar.

APPLICATIONS

To apply for this opportunity, please submit your résumé, list of representative transactions and transcripts online here. Applications should be addressed to Kim Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.

Corporate Attorney, Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits (New York)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a mid-level attorney with experience in executive compensation and employee benefits to join our dynamic corporate practice. Torys’ Pensions and Employment Practice has broad expertise in pensions, executive compensation, employee benefits and employment matters in Canada and the United States. Our clients span all industrial sectors and include public and private companies, investors, major financial institutions, including foreign and domestic banks, insurance companies, trust companies, investment funds and individuals.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have:

  • three to five years of experience in the following areas (or a subset thereof):
    • Section 409A of the Code, including executive deferred compensation plans;
    • Cash and equity-based incentives;
    • Employment, consulting, severance and other service-related contracts in the transactional context (e.g., diligence, transaction agreement and schedules, negotiation of going-forward employment and equity terms for senior management, Section 280G of the Code);
    • Benefit plan operations (401(k), medical, etc.);
    • Title I of ERISA (plan asset rules, etc., from both the fund and investor perspective) and in the employment-law context.
  • strong drafting skills and sound judgment;
  • superior client service orientation and work ethic;
  • ability to juggle and take primary responsibility for multiple deals and matters simultaneously;
  • excellent interpersonal skills and a willingness to collaborate;
  • ability to work well independently and as part of a team; and
  • be a member in good standing of the New York bar.

APPLICATIONS

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your résumé, deal sheet and transcripts online here. Applications should be addressed to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.

Corporate/Securities Associate (New York)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a mid-level to senior associate to join the dynamic and busy capital markets practice of our corporate department in New York.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

An ideal candidate will:

  • have significant experience:
    • representing financial institutions and public and private corporate clients in a broad range of capital markets transactions including U.S. registered debt, equity and initial public offerings and cross-border Rule 144A/Regulation S transactions;
    • researching and providing corporate clients with advice on general corporate governance as well as corporate and securities law advice in connection with public and private financings and mergers and acquisitions; and
    • advising clients in the preparation of SEC reporting requirements, including annual and quarterly reports;
  • have excellent interpersonal and drafting skills and a willingness to collaborate;
  • have a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
  • have the ability to juggle and take primary responsibility for multiple deals and matters;
  • have the ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment;
  • have good judgment; and
  • be a member in good standing of the New York bar.

APPLICATIONS

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your résumé, deal sheet and transcripts online here. Applications should be addressed to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.

Securities Practice Counsel (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

Torys LLP is seeking a securities practice counsel, who will be responsible for:

  • Staying on top of recent developments and trends in capital markets and M&A, and providing timely updates to practitioners;
  • Managing and developing our capital markets and M&A precedents;
  • Providing legal content for our internal and external websites;
  • Authoring publications to clients;
  • Teaching in our corporate CLE program;
  • Participating in seminars for clients;
  • Responding to questions from our lawyers; and
  • Supporting client and business development initiatives.

The successful candidate will report directly to the partners responsible for managing our capital markets and M&A practice groups. All qualified applicants will be members in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario. Membership in the New York State Bar Association would be an asset, but is not a requirement, for this role.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 6 years of transactional practice experience in a major Canadian business law firm and/or a relevant in house legal role;
  • A pro-active and enthusiastic attitude;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Strong drafting and legal technical skills;
  • An ability to work independently and diplomatically;
  • Excellent time management skills, an ability to prioritize, and a strong work ethic;
  • An ability to train/guide users in their use of evolving information sources;
  • Evidence of a collaborative and inclusive working style;
  • A desire to develop an understanding of the firm and its information and knowledge sharing needs;
  • A high level of comfort with law firm technology and willingness to develop new technology proficiencies; and
  • An LLB or JD degree with an excellent academic record from a reputable law school.

APPLICATIONS

Interested applicants should forward a résumé, cover letter and academic transcripts to Georgia Brown, Head of Legal Recruitment & Diversity at gbrown@torys.com.

To apply online, click here.

At Torys, we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Georgia Brown, Head of Legal Recruitment & Diversity.

Real Estate Law Clerk (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a real estate law clerk to join our busy commercial real estate practice in Toronto. This is an excellent opportunity for a proactive team player with excellent communication skills, strong multitasking and organizational abilities. You must be able to work with a high volume of documents while demonstrating excellent attention to detail. You must be dedicated to quality client service and be able to work outside of regular business hours with the team where the needs dictate.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 10 years’ real estate law clerk experience, including:

    • drafting and reviewing standard closing and registration documentation for commercial real estate transactions (including commercial purchase and sale transactions and bank financing transactions), and preparing client reports;
    • negotiating and finalizing title insurance policies for acquisitions and financings;
    • conducting and reviewing complex searches of title, preparing detailed title reports and summaries, and solving title issues or deficiencies;
    • conducting and reviewing relevant off-title searches;
    • completing Land Transfer Tax beneficial returns and deferral applications;
    • preparing and responding to letters of requisition; and
    • dealing directly with clients under appropriate supervision.
  • Knowledge of government regulations and policies as they relate to real property and the registration thereof.
  • Ability to read reference plans (including strata plans) and surveys and to plot out a metes and bounds description
  • Strong technical skills with proficiency in Teraview, and MS Office applications.

Qualified candidates will possess a law clerk diploma or Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario Certificate (or equivalent).

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should forward a resume and cover letter to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources at ksheldrake@torys.com.

Click here to apply online for this opportunity.

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kimberly Sheldrake, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.

Mid-Level Funds Associate (Toronto or Montréal)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a mid-level associate to join our highly-ranked private equity fund formation and fund investment practice group. This group advises both fund sponsors and institutional investors in structuring, negotiating and investing in private equity, venture capital and infrastructure funds and co-investment transactions. It also advises fund sponsors on fund formation spanning a range of private market areas, including buy-out, infrastructure and secondary funds as well as formation of segregated accounts and sole mandates. The associate could be based in either our Toronto or Montréal office, but would work closely with our entire fund formation and fund investment practice group which is fully integrated across multiple offices.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of practice experience working on private equity fund formations and/or investments in private equity funds at a major Canadian law firm. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have experience working collaboratively with practice specialists in a large firm environment and should be comfortable servicing clients across a wide range of industries.

A positive attitude, team orientation and demonstrated work ethic are essential to succeeding this role, as is an ability to manage multiple work streams in a fast-paced environment. All qualified applicants will be members in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario and/or the Québec bar.

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Georgia Brown at gbrown@torys.com.

Click here to apply online for this opportunity in Toronto.

Click here to apply online for this opportunity in Montréal.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let Georgia know.

Mid-Level Corporate Associate (Japanese Language Proficiency) (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a mid-level associate with strong Japanese language skills to join our top-ranked Corporate group. Our clients include major corporations, entrepreneurial and growth-oriented companies in all major industrial sectors, investment funds, and all levels of government. In this exciting role, you will have the opportunity to be involved in a broad range of complex and innovative transactions, both public and private, for organizations of all sizes and across a variety of sectors.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of corporate experience at a major Canadian or international law firm. In particular, we are seeking a lawyer with significant experience working on a variety of transactions, public and private M&A transactions, and general corporate/commercial matters. The candidate must be fully proficient in Japanese language (oral and written).

A positive attitude, team orientation and demonstrated work ethic are essential to succeeding this role, as is an ability to manage multiple work streams in a fast-paced environment. All qualified applicants will be members in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario and/or a U.S. state bar.

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Georgia Brown at gbrown@torys.com.

Click here to apply online for this opportunity.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let Georgia know.

Mid-Level Lending Associate (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are looking for a mid-level lending associate to join our growing practice. Our lending team is recognized by our clients and peers for its experience, innovative but practical approach and cross-border capabilities. We are proud of our reputation as being deal facilitators. We regularly represent both lenders and borrowers, allowing us to understand both sides of the issues at play. Our team acts on a wide range of banking and debt financing matters, including: bank financings (both bilateral and syndicated), asset-based loan transactions, acquisition financings, project finance transactions, subordinated debt financings and related intercreditor arrangements, derivatives and structured loan products.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Between 4 – 6 years of practice experience;
  • Admission to the Ontario bar (admission to the New York bar is an asset, but not a requirement);
  • Meaningful experience representing lenders or borrowers in connection with credit facilities and other financings and/or private equity sponsors and other institutional investors in connection with acquisition financings and other leveraged finance transactions;
  • Broad experience reviewing and negotiating agreements relating to secured and unsecured debt financing transactions;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and drafting skills;
  • Superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
  • The ability to juggle and take primary responsibility for multiple files;
  • The ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment; and
  • Good judgement.

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Georgia Brown at gbrown@torys.com.

Click here to apply online for this opportunity.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Georgia Brown, Head of Legal Recruitment & Diversity.

Trademark Agent (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a licensed Canadian trademark agent to join our dynamic and fast paced practice in Toronto. The ideal candidate will have significant experience working in-house or in an intellectual property group at a law firm. You will frequently be required to manage competing priorities and to work under tight timelines. You must also be willing to learn and develop, and have a strong sense of initiative and personal accountability. You must have excellent judgment, attention to detail, organizational skills, and superior communication skills.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Significant experience as a trademark agent, including exposure to some or all of the following:
    • preparing business practical opinions on the registrability and use of trademarks in accordance with criteria imposed by the law, procedure and practice
    • preparing, filing and prosecuting applications for registration of trademarks
    • advising trademark owners on the maintenance and protection of their trademarks, including foreign trademark portfolio management
    • assisting with trademark oppositions, including preparing pleadings and evidence
    • setting up guidelines for properly promoting, advertising and using trademarks
    • assisting with trademark portfolio management
    • advising clients on commercial issues and transactions involving trademarks including conducting intellectual property asset audits and preparing due diligence investigations
  • Understands the “bigger picture” and analyzes problems thoroughly
  • Must have thorough knowledge of the Trademarks Act (including upcoming amendments), as well as related rules, jurisprudence and Trademarks Office and Opposition Board practice
  • Must have strong written, oral and communication skills, and work well in teams, including mentoring skills
  • Must be a registered Canadian Trademark Agent

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should submit a résumé and transcripts to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.

To apply online, click here.

 Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.


At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.

Corporate Associate, Projects (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are looking for a mid-level to senior corporate associate to join our thriving projects team. This associate will have the opportunity to work on an internationally recognized, multidisciplinary team of lawyers to help clients to plan, procure, build and finance major capital projects across multiple sectors, including infrastructure, energy, mining and real estate. This associate will advise a wide range of dynamic clients, including sponsors, lenders, public authorities and contractors on innovative projects in Canada, the United States and internationally. The work will include commenting on, drafting and/or negotiating credit facilities and other financing agreements, concession and project agreements, major subcontracts (both construction contracts and service contracts), and equity arrangements.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have:

  • between 2 - 6 years of corporate, commercial or financing experience;
  • admission to the Ontario bar (admission to the New York bar is an asset, but not a requirement);
  • experience advising clients in respect of contract drafting, negotiation and administration, risk identification, evaluation and management;
  • experience representing private developers, public authorities, lenders, construction contractors and/or service providers in the implementation of large-scale capital projects;
  • experience working on commercial construction and project development transactions;
  • expertise in structuring, negotiation, and documentation of international and domestic project and structured financings;
  • excellent communication, interpersonal and drafting skills;
  • a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
  • the ability to juggle and take primary responsibility for multiple files; and
  • the ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment.

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Georgia Brown at gbrown@torys.com.

Click here to apply online to this opportunity.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Georgia Brown, Head of Legal Recruitment & Diversity.

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